Books by Jeffrey Eugenides

THE MARRIAGE PLOT by Jeffrey Eugenides
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

A stunning novel—erudite, compassionate and penetrating in its analysis of love relationships.

Eugenides focuses primarily on three characters, who all graduate from Brown in 1982. Read full book review >

Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"One of the best anthologies of recent years, as well as commanding proof that its editor is as expert a reader and critic as he is a novelist."
Eugenides (Middlesex, 2002, etc.) offers a perfect Valentine's Day gift for lovers of literary fiction. Read full book review >
MIDDLESEX by Jeffrey Eugenides
Released: Sept. 4, 2002

"A virtuosic combination of elegy, sociohistorical study, and picaresque adventure: altogether irresistible."
The verbal energy and narrative range of Saul Bellow's early fiction (say, The Adventures of Augie March) are born again in this dazzling second novel, long-awaited since The Virgin Suicides (1993). Read full book review >
THE VIRGIN SUICIDES by Jeffrey Eugenides
Released: April 1, 1993

Debut novelist Eugenides is a heavyweight: proof of it is in nearly every pitch-perfect sentence of this startlingly and very good book. A group of teenage boys in a Detroit suburb have come under the siren spell of a group of like-aged sisters, the Lisbon girls, the eldest of whom, Cecilia, has killed herself by jumping out a bedroom window onto a fence. Read full book review >